Affordable Care Act

State Rep. Matt Gaetz (Source: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/)

Florida Representative Apologizes For Controversial Tweet

A state representative for Florida is apologizing for a tweet that drew criticism over possible racial undertones.

05/01/2015

Health Care Obamacare Affordable Care Act Insurance

Deadline For Health Insurance Under Federal Extension

Time is running out for people who don’t have health insurance and don’t want to be ‘dinged’ by the government for not having it.

04/30/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House Rules Chief Points To ‘Radio Silence’ In Session Meltdown

Frustration over the Senate’s response to settle a health-care budget stand off led to Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli’s decision to stop the 2015 legislative session early, according to one of the speaker’s top lieutenants.

04/29/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Files Lawsuit Against Obama Over Medicaid Expansion

Florida Gov. Rick Scott filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Obama administration, saying they are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order for Florida to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds.

04/28/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House, Senate Still At Odds Over Budget Negotiations

House and Senate leaders continued to swap offers on the broad outlines of a budget Friday, but remained far apart on more than just the numbers, with divisions remaining on the conditions for negotiations and the mechanics of how to bridge the differences.

04/24/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Florida House Sends Senate Initial Budget

The state House has sent an initial budget offer to the Senate, an apparent effort to jump-start moribund efforts to reach an agreement on a spending plan for the year that begins July 1.

04/24/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

State Submits New Model For LIP As Clock Ticks

The state agency responsible for Medicaid submitted a new proposal Monday to the federal government for up to $2.2 billion in health-care funding, but the move might be too late to break a budget impasse.

04/20/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott To File Suit Against Feds Over Health Funding

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government to try to resolve a standoff over […]

04/16/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

(AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

Health Expansion, LIP Program Divide Budget Proposals

In a move that creates a $5 billion divide with the House, the Senate released a budget proposal Thursday that banks on expanding health-care coverage for low-income Floridians and extending a critical funding program for hospitals.

03/19/2015

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